Interim Director of Communications

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
13833320/001
Contact
Aysha Khan
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Director
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Delivering the communications strategy to help raise awareness of the purpose of the organisation. You will be responsible for providing communications advice at a director and board level as well as leading the communications team.


Client Details

A high profile government organisation based in Central London.

Paying £65,000 - £70,000

12 month fixed term contract

Good Benefits


Description

The key responsibilities for this role will be -

* To lead the delivery and implementation of the Communications Strategy to promote understanding of the organisations services.
* To deliver strategic priorities and improve access to the organisations services and protect and enhance their reputation.
* To be accountable for all external and digital communications strategies and campaigns.
* To be accountable for the development and delivery of an internal communications and engagement programme that supports the Board, managers and staff in achieving their objectives and the organisations wider strategic objectives.
* To provide direction and leadership to the communications team and oversee the creation and execution of powerful and exciting communications activities that inspire and motivate staff
* To promote and support the delivery of effective cross-team working and matrix management across the External Affairs and Insight Directorate.


Profile

The specification for this Director of Communications role is -

* Have demonstrable experience delivering powerful communications campaigns, using a wide range of channels to reach target audiences.
* Managing communications teams and supporting them in the delivery of ambitious communication programmes
* Proven record of providing clear, balanced advice and professional leadership at senior level on a wide range of strategic, operational, sensitive and complex communications issues.
* Experience in translating complex data and insight into compelling, exciting and accessible materials for mass audiences.
* A successful track record of effective pro-active media relations, delivering significant levels of media coverage and profile.
* Proven successful track record in leading communications in a highly regulated environment.
* Proven advisor to senior audiences and used to building trust and credibility quickly.
* Extensive experience of working with senior stakeholders
* Experience of operating at a senior level.
* Experience of leading teams to achieve results.


Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary between £65,000 to £70,000 + benefits.